Clock runs fast in Ubuntu!?

Jhair Tocancipa Triana jhair_tocancipa at
Mon Sep 19 19:24:34 UTC 2005

Steve  writes:

> On 9/18/05, Jhair Tocancipa Triana <jhair_tocancipa at> wrote:
>> This is a known issue with AMD processors and some kernels. Passing
>> the no_timer_check option to the kernel at boot time solved the
>> problem for me (2.6.13 kernel, AMD64 processor).

> Is this the same as adding "noapictimer" to the grub menu (I've done
> that just now after reading

Without checking in detail I would say those are two different
options. There seem to be different ways to fix the issue (I remember
I tried a few, until no_timer_check did the trick for me).

> And is this the correct way to do this (adding to the grub menu
> kernel line)?

Yes, in the grub kernel line just add the required parameter after the
kernel image name.


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